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|Location||above Khazad-dûm, south of Caradhras and Fanuidhol, on the border between Eriador and Rhovanion|
|Belongs to||the Misty Mountains|
|Other names||Celebdil (Sindarin), Zirakzigil (Khuzdul)|
|Etymology||Celebdil: celeb - silver, dil - horn|
Zirakzigil: zirak - spike, zigil - silver
|Events||final struggle between Gandalf and Durin's Bane|
Silvertine, also called Celebdil and Zirakzigil (the literal Westron and Khuzdul translations of the Sindarin name), was one of the three peaks that stood above the Dwarven city of Khazad-dûm. The other two were Caradhras (Redhorn) and Fanuidhol (Cloudyhead).
Celebdil was the southernmost of the Mountains of Moria and the Endless Stair led from the deepest halls of Khazad-dûm up to Durin's Tower on the peak of the mountain. There the final battle between Gandalf and Durin's Bane took place.
The element contains tine "spike, sharp horn"